The Simple Guide To Flashing NodeMCU Firmware to ESP8266

If you have bricked your NodeMCU or just want to load NodeMCU on to a fresh ESP8266 device, you are going to want to flash new firmware to your board. There are clear and concise instructions within the official documentation explaining how to flash the firmware but many may find this a little hard to…

Flashing Tasmota: 6 Great Methods (And ONE Exclusive Bonus!)

So you want to know how to flash Tasmota quickly and easily? Introducing the only post you will ever need! In this article you will find 6 great ways to flash Tasmota, plus one additional and exclusive tool for Mac users! (Don’t worry Windows users, this tool is available for you too!) Whether you are…

Easily Update ESP8266 Devices OTA With The Arduino IDE

ESP8266 WiFi devices can be conveniently flashed over the air (OTA) using the Arduino IDE. All that is required is a little additional code in the sketch in order to make the WiFi serial port appear in the Arduino IDE. This is very handy if you wish to install a device such as the Wemos…

How To Run Tasmotizer On Mac Without Terminal: FREE Download!

Tasmotzier is still the best way to flash Tasmota in 2022. It is more feature-rich than the online flasher and way more simple to use than the command line flashing tools! However there is a caveat for Mac users. You still need to use the Terminal to launch Tasmotizer, which does not always work for…

How To Flash ESP devices with Tasmota Using Raspberry Pi

This tutorial will cover all of the steps necessary to flash an ESP device with ESPTool using a Raspberry Pi. The device I shall be flashing is a MagicHome RGB LED controller. It is a ubiquitous design that comes in several flavours, usually branded as Arilux. However this tutorial can easily be adapted to work…